the process of acquiring intelligence and increasingly advanced thought and problem-solving ability from infancy to adulthood.
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Do bilingual babies actually have more brain power?
A recent study led by Janet Werker, a psychologist at Vancouver’s University of British Columbia, suggests that children who learn two languages at once may have increased cognitive abilities such as enhanced visual and auditory sensitivity. While Werker does not believe that a person must grow up in a bilingual environment to gain such advantages, the study suggests that it can’t hurt. Werker studied both …
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The growth of a person's ability to learn.
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